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TKP 300



Tamarind Kernel Powder is derived from the plant Tamarindus Indica. Tamarind Kernel powder has excellent water absorption property and high viscosity as well. It is applied as thickening agent in sizing process of textile industry and printing industry. It is also applied in pharma industry for its binding property.

Tamarind Seeds are methodically ground to powder conserving their nutritious properties, than these seeds are roasted and decorticated. The kernels of these seeds are separated by color sorter to obtain, rich tamarind kernel powder.

Tamarind kernel powder properties:

  • Galactoxyloglucan polysaccharide 55%-60%
  • Lipids 6%
  • Proteins 15-20% and also contains some percentage of Sugar, D-mannose and D-galactose

Quality Specification Detail

Constitution

Appearance

Creamy White

Ionic Nature

Non Ionic

Solubility

Hot Water Soluble

Viscosity 8% solution at 25oC  *

100000  - 125000 cps

pH

6.5 – 7.5

Filtration through 45 Micron

100%

Moisture

10 ± 2 Max

Iron

20ppm Max

Ash

3%

Acid Insoluble

0.3%

Crude Fiber

1% – 2%

Oil Content

3% - 7%

Fat

6% - 8%

Insoluble Residue

1%

*Viscosity is determined by Brookfield Viscometer RVDV-E model

 Application

  • Rubber Industry
  • Mosquito coils Industry
  • Printing gums Industry
  • Paint and varnish Industry
  • Ply-wood Industry
  • Paper Industry
  • Adhesives Industry
  • Explosive Industry
  • Soil Stabilizer Industry

Packing:  25/ 50 Kg HDPE Bags with PE lining.

Storage and Shelf life: Sealed bags under cool dry and cleaned conditions for 6 months.